Fat Resources

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A non-exhaustive list of our favorite books, supplies & suppliers, educational hubs, and other juicy resources for exploration of herb craft and the natural world. 


Resource books

Herbal Medicine From the Heart of the Earth - Sharol Tilgner

Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry - Lisa Ganora

Healing With Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition - Paul Pitchford

Invasive Plant Medicine: The Ecological Benefits and Healing Abilities of Invasives - Timothy Lee Scott

Medical Herbalism: The Science, Principles, and Practices of Herbal Medicine - David Hoffman

Mycellium Running - Paul Stamets

The Herbal Medicine-Maker’s Handbook - James Green

Harvest to Hydrosol - Ann Harman

The Resilient Farm and Homestead- Ben Falk

Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy - Suzanne Catty

Sibley’s Trees Guide

Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide - Lawrence Newcomb

Field Guide to North American Mushrooms - National Audubon Society

The Self-Sufficient Life and how to live it - John Seymour



Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchem - Brittany Wood Nickerson

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother - Heng Ou

The Scandinavian Kitchen - Camilla Plum

The Kosmic Kitchen Cookbook - Sarah Kate Benjamin & Summer Singletary

Forest & Home: Cultivating an Herbal Kitchen - Spencre McGowan

The Art of Simple Food - Alice Waters


Medicine making supplies



Press bag

Pyrex measuring cup




Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

Chestnut School

Wild Gather

Herbal Academy


Vermont School of Integrative Herbalism

International Herbal Symposium

Emblossom Conference

Small-Scale Bulk Herb Suppliers

Zack Woods Herb Farm

Foster Farm Botanicals

Healing Spirits Herb Farm

Oshala Farms

Saw Mill Herb Farm

Healing Spirits Herb Farm

Free Verse Farm

Smugtown Mushrooms